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DING 2013: “Born at Chesterfield, Db., he studied at St. John’s College, Cambridge. In 1739 he became Curate at Sundridge, Knt, and the following year he was appointed Vicar in Godmersham, Knt, where he remained for the next twenty years. He later lived at Surrenden, also in Kent, for two years (1749-1751). In 1751 he became rector of Brinhill, Lan. Seven years afterwards he moved to the vicarage of Heath, near Whittington, where he remained until his death. He is buried there. While living in Kent he made collections of local words which would be later published by the English Dialect Society. He was a member of the Society of Antiquaries since 1751, contributing profusely to Archaelogia, The Gentleman’s Magazine Bibliotheca Topographica Britannia, etc. on diverse topics.”
1896. Two collections of Derbicisms containig words and phrases in a great measure peculiar to the inhabitants of the county of Derby. Rev. Walter William Skeat and Thomas Hallam. eds. English Dialect Society Publications 78. London: Published for the English Dialect Society by Henry Trübner. SC. EDD.
1876. An Alphabet of Kenticisms, containing 600 words and phrases in a great measure peculiar to the natives and inhabitants of the county of Kent; together with the derivations of several of them. To which is added a collection of proverbs and old sayings, which are either used in, or do relate to the same county. [Written 1735-36]. Rev. Walter William Skeat. ed. London: Printed for the English Dialect Society of Henry Trübner. SC. EDD.
Samuel PEGGE, the Elder (M: 1704 Nov 5 - 1796 Feb 14)
The Forme Of Cury [n|1780]
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HIS LIFE AND WORKS SEE
O'Sullivan, Margaret. 2004. ‘Pegge, Samuel (1704–1796)’. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: University Press.[ accessed 6 March 2015]
Skeat, Walter W. 1874. “Dr. Pegge’s Alphabet of Kenticisms And Collection of Proverbial Sayings used in Kent.” Archaelogia Cantiana 9: 50-53.
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Samuel Pegge, The Elder